HRH The Duke of Edinburgh is the longest lived male royal in history
Yesterday, February 25th 2013, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh became the longest-lived male member of the British royal family in history. HRH is already the longest-serving royal consort in history. The 91 year old Duke will become the oldest living member of the British royal family in 11 years. He currently needs to live longer than both Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother (who died at the age of 101) and The Queen's aunt, Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester (who died at the age of 102).